How To Resolve Netgear Router Dns Error?

How To Resolve Netgear Router Dns Error?

Domain Name System (DNS) is a naming system used for the computers and devices that are connected to the internet or a private network. It helps in translating the domain names to different numerical IP addresses that are needed for locating and identifying the services.

  • DNS is responsible for assigning Domain names and mapping them to different resources that have a separate domain. 
  • The Domain Name System helps in maintaining domain name hierarchy and allows translating the services between different address spaces. 
  • The Communication and the Name Service protocols implement the Domain Name System.

To fix this Error: "The DNS server can be accessed automatically with this IP address setting."

  • Log in to the router user interface to configure the settings.
  • From the left side of the window, click ADSL settings.
  • Cross-check if you have entered the correct Multiplex method with the VCI settings provided by your Internet Service Provider.
  • You can contact your Internet Service Provider if you do not have the information needed. Click the apply button to save your changes.
  • Do not make changes to the other fields and directly scroll down to the router Mac address location option.
  • Click on the radio button that reads Use this MAC address.
  • In the space provided, enter the previous modem IP address used by the Mac.
  • Hit Apply to save the changes on your router.
  • Turn OFF the DSL modem router option.
  • Wait 5 seconds and turn ON the DSL modem router. If the issue persists, proceed with the next solution.

You can configure the workstation and use the alternate DNS servers:

  • Log in to the workstations' control panel.
  • Locate the network settings and select the network connection that has the DNS error.
  • Open the TCP/IP properties option of the network adapter.
  • You can set the DNS servers to a static IP address such as or

Solution 2: Configure the router settings to use different DNS servers

  • You can access the router bridge configuration to access the Basic Settings.
  • Select the option USE THESE DNS SERVERS.
  • You can key in the DNS addresses given by your Internet Service provider. (or or or alternative public DNS service like OpenDNS)
  • Click the Apply button. If you need a remote assistance to resolve Netgear router DNS error, click the call button available on the screen.